All of the latest news from SNAP headquarters
Any HGV drivers heading into Kent will need a Kent Access Permit (KAP) by the 1st of January 2021 - after the Brexit transition period ends. Any drivers without a permit face fines of up to 300 GBP and potential vehicle impoundments.
In recent years there have been ground-breaking developments in roof-mounted solar panels, and this article will investigate the pros and cons of solar-powered HGV trailers
Are you aware of the new EU driving rules that were introduced on the 20th August 2020? Fines of up to 500 GBP are already being issued across the UK.
This month, weve been speaking to Explore Plant and Transport solutions, to find out more about their business and their relationship with SNAP. Find out more here.
You have probably heard your share of trucker horror stories in your time, but we have outlined some of the most shocking news stories concerning truck drivers.
SNAP is partnering with ELVIS to increase the number of reliable Truck Parking options and to combat cargo crime in Germany.
Finding an HGV job can be stressful. But don`t worry, we have created a comprehensive guide, including where to find them, how to apply and what makes a great truck driver CV.
SNAP thought the front-line efforts of the trucking community deserved recognition, so we asked members of the transport industry to nominate their "Trucking Legends" via SNAP`s Facebook page and website
If you are a truck driver or fleet operator, understanding tachograph regulations can be complicated. This is tachograph rules made easy.
Are you looking for a free mobile app to help you unwind after a busy day on the front line as a key worker?
Whether you are a long-haul or part-time truck driver, looking after your health is vital to your welfare. Find out the best ways to look after your wellbeing.
Due to the exceptional circumstances of the COVID-19 pandemic, the rules around drivers’ hours for essential items have been relaxed. Find out more here.
Find out the latest updates from locations on the SNAP network during the Coronavirus.
The name for an HGV has been a longstanding Anglo-American debate. Across the pond, Americans often wonder, why do the British say lorry?
The impressive VEGATRUCK is touring the UK, with a Formula 1 designed expanding trailer and a gigantic, American-style HGV.
After months of testing, trialling and plenty of effort, we are pleased to announce that the new SNAP website is now live.
Find out how SNAP and the Depot Parking scheme helped to open an additional 300,000 parking spaces for the European haulage industry.
Truck drivers in Denmark are facing a parking crisis and are juggling fines. Find out how SNAP can help.
A new decade has begun, but you can expect the same and much more from SNAP in 2020. Read this blog to find out more.
The Coca-Cola truck manages to get all the recognition at Christmas, but SNAP would like to recognise the thousands of haulage drivers who work around the clock to deliver presents in their HGV sleighs.
SNAP are delighted to announce that two German Truck Parking locations are now available on SNAP Account. Find out more information in this blog.
Find out more about the popular, Newark Lorry Park. We have exciting news about the location.
This month, we are shining the spotlight on D&K Chilled Transport Ltd. Find out more about their business here.
Vulnerable residents are becoming victims to a range of crimes and more needs to be done to bolster the security of these premises.
We are proud to announce the launch of our SNAP Ambassador campaign. Find out more about our Ambassadors in this blog.
Without the necessary security infrastructure, business premises are under threat from theft and damages. Find out how we can help to protect your hard-earned profits.
Are you ready for the change in driving conditions? Check out our truck drivers guide.
SNAP launched an investigation to find the best Truck Park in the world. Do you agree with our list?
The curtain has closed on Love the Lorry Week and we round up the events that took place. Read on to find out more.
We thought we had closed the Truckfest calendar for 2019, but we are back for one more. Who else will be at Truckfest in Newark?
Find out all about what we have in store for the Love the Lorry Week.
We are heading to the South West and our last Truckfest of the season. Find out what we have planned.
There are some things that only an HGV driver will understand. Can you guess what they are?
SNAP are looking for a customer account manager to join the team. Do you think you fit the bill?
SNAP are happy to announce the launch of their exciting new Mobile Washing service. Find out more here.
This weekend, we are in Edinburgh for the annual Truckfest Scotland! Find out what we have got in store for the event.
We are looking for a new European Telesales Executive to join the SNAP team.
Did you know that by making the vacant parking spaces in your yard available to SNAP drivers, you could be making an extra £100,000 in additional, annual revenue?
We have packed the van and we are ready to head to our first Truckstar Festival in the Netherlands. Find out what we have in store.
Did you know that fuel can cost up to 30% of the total operating costs of a fleet? Check out our top Fuel-Savings tips to save money on your fuel expenses.
SNAP are thrilled to announce a new partnership with Premier Logistics to bring Depot Parking to the Leicestershire area.
Are you a skilled application developer? We are looking to expand our ever-growing, market leading team.
SNAP are excited to announce a new parking location in Europe. Find out more about the new site in this blog.
SNAP have made a list of the top 10 trucker songs ever. Do you agree with our lineup? Which tracks would make your top 10?
Parking sites and their eateries play a huge role in the lives of many HGV drivers, so how does your parking site cater for the haulage industry?
Are you always short of cash when you work away? Here is our truck driver guide to budgeting on the road?
SNAP are looking forward to exhibiting at Transport Logistic in Munich. Find out what we have in store for the event.
Summer is just around the corner and our roads will soon be under the sunshine spotlight. Here are our top 5 HGV cleaning products to keep you covered this summer.
Secure parking locations are increasingly important for the haulage industry in the UK and Europe. How secure is your parking site?
Mental Health Awareness Week is not traditionally a campaign that is well recognised by the haulage industry, but thousands of HGV drivers are battling demons and suffering from mental health problems.
It can sometimes be difficult to maintain a happy and reliable driver workforce. Here are some top tips to maximise your driver retention rates.
Do you miss home comforts when you are on the roads? Find out what SNAP recommends to make your truck cab feel like your home away from home.
We are looking forward to starting the Truckfest season in Peterborough this week. Who else can we expect to see there?
Are you ready for your summer on the road? Check out our top tips to make truck drivers` lives easier during the sunnier season.
The UK is currently facing a HGV parking crisis. If you have room at your site, or vacant spaces whilst your drivers are on the road, why not earn money by hosting SNAP Account drivers?
The annual CV Show is almost here and we have pulled out all the stops to make our stand the best one yet. Who else is planning to attend the UK`s biggest road transport event, later this month?
We are so excited to announce that we have started working with the Royal Mail to deliver secure Depot Parking to SNAP Account customers.
From steam powered carts to driverless lorries, the haulage industry has weathered economic crises and technological revolution.
Telematics is providing incredible efficiency in the transport industry through the collection and use of real-time data from lorries and HGVs â€“ but not everyone is convinced. Is the technology here to stay?
The use of GPS by the haulage industry has allowed fleet operators to track vehicles as well as boost efficiency and drive down various costs. Many products, services and companies have emerged as the demand for solutions has grown, but with so many choices available, it can be hard to differentiate between them. Thatâ€™s why weâ€™ve researched a number of fleet tracking systems to create a rundown of some of the best tracking software on the market.
Towards the end of May this year, truck drivers in Brazil announced that they would be striking. Their decision was in response to a law being changed that had previously ensured that oil sold domestically was cheaper than that sold internationally.
As some of you may have heard, in March of this year, thieves managed to steal over 1.5 million powerful prescription painkillers from an HGV that was parked at a service station. SNAP`s Access and Security division can now assist sites in the prevention of any such incidents.
We are always working to expand our network of parking sites, both within the UK and Europe, and we have some great new sites to announce!
We’re back in the office today after a long, hard week at the CV Show. As always, it was a huge undertaking with an awful lot of planning and preparation, but it went incredibly well and we were very pleased with how it went.
We’re delighted to announce the launch of the brand new Daily Checks feature on our partner app intruck.
As some of you might know, over the weekend just gone, a team of SNAP employees took part in a (very) muddy 6-mile obstacle course through the Suffolk countryside.....
With new sites, new customers, new employees and new services, 2017 was a fantastic and very successful year for us.
The lack of parking around Ashford and Dover, combined with new, harsh penalties for drivers has ruffled a few feathers
Itâ€™s pretty common knowledge that the streets of London arenâ€™t exactly famed for their fresh air and lately there have been even more ideas announced to curb emissions in the capital.
After months of development and testing, we are happy to announce that our new app Intruck will soon be released.
Later this year a new â€˜Toxicity Chargeâ€™ for older, more polluting vehicles will be created in central London and in 2020 plans are in place for an â€˜Ultra Low Emission Zoneâ€™.
What is in store for the haulage industry in 2017? We have taken a look into some things you could expect to see this year.
Christmas is just around the corner and companies are getting ready. From turkeys to sprouts, baubles to mince pies, so much of what makes Christmas has to be transported all across the UK.
For over a decade, London’s Heathrow airport has been operating at 98% capacity, but having lost the title of World’s Busiest International Airport, how do they plan to expand?
London mayor Sadiq Khan has announced his plans to ban up to 35,000 HGVs from operating in the capital by 2020.
The Dartford Crossing, introduced the automatic Dart Charge system in November 2014. Two years on are you still incurring unnecessary fines?
SNAP Account is the hassle-free method of paying for parking. We compare the process of paying for a truckstop with or without a SNAP Account.